Suite from The Firebird (1919 revision)

Igor Stravinsky (1882 – 1971)

Peter Oundjian conducts the Toronto Symphony Orchestra

  1. Introduction – The Firebird and its dance – The Firebird's variation
  2. The Princesses' Khorovod
  3. Infernal dance of King Kashchei
  4. Berceuse (Lullaby)
  5. Finale

Roy Thomson Hall, 19 September 2017
Source: TSO Canada Mosaic: A Canada 150 Signature Project

About the Artists

Peter Oundjian

A dynamic presence in the conducting world, Peter Oundjian is renowned across the globe for his vibrant collaborative spirit and engaging musicality.

His career spans five decades, beginning as a solo violinist, and first violinist of the Tokyo String Quartet, followed by an international conducting career leading orchestras in virtually every major musical centre in the world.

After a 14-year tenure as the Music Director of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, and 6 years at the helm of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Oundjian was recently named Music Director of the Colorado Music Festival.

Toronto Symphony Orchestra

The Toronto Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1922 by a group of Toronto musicians and gave its first performance at the historic Massey Hall. Since 1982, Toronto’s iconic Roy Thomson Hall has been the TSO’s home, drawing patrons from around the world. Soon to celebrate its centenary, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra’s name remains synonymous with musical versatility and growth, and artistic distinction.